Senior Software Engineer
Oakland , California
February 08, 2017
Monsoon (61076), United States of America, Oakland, California

Senior Software Engineer

At Capital One, the homepage team is recognized as an opportunity to reach our customers in unique, personal and engaging ways and come up with digital experiences that are authentic & bold. Nothing is off limits as we explore exciting ways to take advantage of open source libraries, bolder design patterns, high risk AB Tests, personalization services, advanced monitoring tools, and even cloud technologies to deliver amazing customer experience. Our engineers are provided with top of the line MacBook Pros, Thunderbolt monitors and the necessary tooling to develop the best possible products with the least amount of friction. We operate in small productive agile teams and use the best industry tools to collaborate across teams.

What you’ll be working on:

  • Building on a static site generator with super powers that gives us all the SEO benefits of a server-driven site with all the benefits of a single page web application. It’s written with Angular 2 and Node.
  • Optimizing with A/B testing, granular behavioral analysis, segmenting, and funneling based on user date and real time decisions.


  • Create pixel-perfect web pages/modules using semantic HTML markup & CSS based on static designs, wireframes and other documentations.
  • Perform thorough code review & cross-browser compatibility testing & bug fixing of the pages/modules created in Local before moving the code to higher environments.
  • Collaborate with Design team
  • Create Responsive, modern webpages
  • Optimize site content for mobile devices
  • Contribute back to the internal framework for building the sites
  • Work in an agile environment with a team of developers and interact with stakeholders, business owners, designers, compliance, QA, etc.
  • Lead the project and be the go-to person for any questions and design considerations on the project
  • Mentor other developers on the team and help them resolve roadblocks and issues

Basic Qualifications.

- Bachelor’s Degree or military experience

- At least 4 years of experience in software engineering

- At least 2 years advanced JavaScript experience

- At least 1 year experience with Responsive Web Design

Preferred Qualifications:

- 1 year production experience of a single page application framework like Angular, Ember, or React

- 1 year experience with A/B Testing tools Optimizely or Adobe Target

- 1 year production experience of Node.js

- 1 year experience with templating libraries such as EJS, Mustache/Handlebars, etc.

- 1 year experience with SASS

- 1 year experience with Grunt or Gulp

- 1 year experience with SEO and best practices

- 1 year experience with common CMS platforms like Drupal, Wordpress, Joomla, Contentful etc.

- 1 year experience with AWS or Akamai

At this time, Capital One sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.

A little about us:
Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, Capital One® offers a broad array of financial products and services to consumers.

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